Allen & Overy was the first global elite law firm to commence operations in Australia. Our practice now comprises 24 hand-selected, top-tier partners, each leaders in their field, with an average of 20 years' experience.
Our Australian operations in Sydney and Perth are fully integrated into Allen & Overy's global network. The offices offer a full suite of corporate, finance (debt and equity), litigation and antitrust services. Our team includes partners and lawyers who are proficient in numerous languages including Mandarin, Japanese, Indonesian, German, French and Spanish.
Allen & Overy Australia offers the best of both worlds: the expertise and resources of a global elite law practice coupled with a leading group of senior domestic practitioners. With ease, we are able to provide our clients with innovative and cost effective legal solutions around the clock.
Since our arrival, Allen & Overy has quickly established a track record of executing both complex, unique and strategic cross-border and domestic transactions.
As a global elite practice, Allen & Overy is at the cutting edge of international legal and commercial insights. Our teams are often advising on market developments and 'firsts' around the world. In addition to this first-hand experience, we have established a 'Global Intelligence Unit' to track trends and emerging legal and commercial issues and analyse what they mean for our clients.
We are committed to offering our clients in the Australian market the expertise of our international knowledge platform and impressive global office network.
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Blog Post: 15 March 2023
Australian Court clarifies the doctrine of functus officio in the context of bifurcated arbitration proceedings
The Western Australian Court of Appeal has granted an application to set aside an arbitral award which allowed the claimant to plead a new case on a matter already decided. This was on the basis that…
Blog Post: 13 March 2023
Six indicia of a strong corporate whistleblower program: new Australian guidance
A new report from the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) should prompt companies to consider whether any changes need to be made to align their whistleblower program with ASIC’s…
News: 27 February 2023
Allen & Overy announces move to Circular Quay landmark in Sydney
Allen & Overy is pleased to confirm its plans to move to landmark Sydney office tower, 33 Alfred Street – Sydney’s first skyscraper.
Blog Post: 25 January 2023
Australian Court highlights need to prove objective urgency when relying on “urgent relief” exception to arbitration clause
The Supreme Court of Western Australia has granted an application to stay court proceedings and refer the dispute to arbitration. The decision provides useful guidance on the application of “urgent…
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